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The Nine Principles of Florida-Friendly Landscaping

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Making your landscape more water efficient does not require completely redesigning it or spending a lot of money. Simple changes such as altering watering schedules, relocating plants, or adding mulch are an easy way to get started. Whether you have already established your landscape or are starting anew, Florida-friendly landscaping can start small and can be phased in over time. Pick one of the nine principles here, and get started!

Each of the buttons below leads to detailed information about applying the principle in Fort Lauderdale.  To read all nine principles in one place, visit the University of Florida - IFAS Extension webpage on Florida-friendly Landscaping.

Click here for Florida-Friendly Landscaping Principle 1

Right Plant, Right Place

Click here for Florida-Friendly Landscaping Principle 2

Water Efficiently

Click here for Florida-Friendly Landscaping Principle 3 

Fertilize Appropriately

Click here for Florida-Friendly Landscaping Principle 4

Mulch

Click here for Florida-Friendly Landscaping Principle 5

Attract Wildlife


Click here for Florida-Friendly Landscaping Principle 6

Manage Yard Pests

Responsibly

Click here for Florida-Friendly Landscaping Principle 7

Recycle Yard Waste

Click here for Florida-Friendly Landscaping Principle 8

Reduce Stormwater

Runoff

Click here for Florida-Friendly Landscaping Principle 9 

Protect the Waterfront

  

 

 

 

 

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